Apple and Pear Levy Collection Bill 1976


Bills Digest no. 58 1976

Apple and Pear Levy Collection Bill 1976

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Passage History

Apple and Pear Levy Collection Bill 1976

Date introduced: 18 November 1976

House: House of Representatives

Portfolio: Primary Industry


To provide for the collection of the levy to be imposed by the proposed Apple and Pear Levy Act.

Related Legislation

See Digest for Apple and Pear Levy Bill.


To facilitate collection of the levy, this Bill provides for quantity purchasers (selling agents, processors etc.) to be responsible for the payment of the levy on fruit they handle but empowers them to recover the levy from the growers. (clause 6)

The Bill also provides for maintenance of a list of quantity purchasers (clause 4), due dates for payment (clause 5), penalties for non-payment (clause 7) and offences (clause 9), access of collectors to inspect records (clause 10), etc.

Other matters relating to the collection of the levy may be prescribed by regulations. (clause 13)

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